By shopping Redlands first we take control of our own destiny. Local services provide jobs and tax revenue for “our” community. Local property taxes pay city workers. What better way to help our school district, than support businesses and individuals that pay for it.
Before you make a purchase ask yourself if you could buy locally first? Your business is appreciated locally!
Top five reasons to Shop Redlands First:
1. Community Well-Being
Local businesses build strong neighborhoods by sustaining communities, linking neighbors, and by contributing more to local schools and causes.
2. Keeping Dollars in the Local Economy
When shopping locally, you simultaneously create jobs, fund more city services through sales tax, invest in neighborhood improvement and promote community development.
3. Job and Wages
Local businesses create local jobs.
Entrepreneurship fuels America’s economic innovation and prosperity, and serves as a key means for families to move out of low-wage jobs and into the middle class.
5. Environmental Sustainability
Local stores help to sustain vibrant, business districts
Support our local businesses and Shop Redlands First …it pays!